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(He/Him) Actor, Dancer, Singer, and Voice-Over Artist based in the Baltimore/D.C. area.

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Authenticity is at the core of everything we do as artists and Dereck strives to achieve this in every line delivered. 

Dereck Atwater as Rapunzel's Prince in Into the Woods

News & Upcoming

A Chorus Line


Directed by Mark Minnick

Choreographed by Vincent Kirk Musgrave

Music Direction by Ross Scott Rawlings

In early 2024, Dereck will be returning to Toby's Dinner Theatre in A Chorus Line as a cut dancer while understudying Mike, Al, and Mark.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (Tour)

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Crossroads Live America

Bob Richard

Peter Leigh Nilson (MD)

Chris Babbage (MD)

This holiday season, Dereck will be joining the West Coast tour of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical as Buzz Who while understudying the Grinch and Grandpa Who!

The SpongeBob Musical

SpongeBob Musical

Director: Billy Butler

Choreographer: Adrienne Maitland

This summer, Dereck will be taking on the role of Plankton in the Rochester Opera House's production of The SpongeBob Musical.

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